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University of Oregon
  • Position Number: 3618037
  • Location: Eugene, OR
  • Position Type: Business - Finance

Research Integrity Business Coordinator

Job no: 530686
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Accounting/Finance, Administrative/Office Support, Business Administration/Management, Human Resources, Research/Scientific/Grants

Department: Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $45,000 - $53,000 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA04-Fiscal Year 2022-2023
FTE: 1.0
Application Review Begins

November 28, 2022; position open until filled.
Special Instructions to Applicants

With your online application, please provide a resume and a cover letter describing how you meet the minimum requirements, professional competencies, and any preferred qualifications.

Please submit the names and contact information of three professional references. Candidates will be notified prior to contacting references.

This position is located in Eugene, but remote and hybrid options may be considered.
Department Summary

The Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation (OVPRI) advances world-class research, scholarship, and innovation at the University of Oregon, a top-tier public research institution. The OVPRI oversees sponsored research, research compliance, technology transfer, research communications, and research development at the University of Oregon (UO), as well as numerous high-profile research centers and institutes, and core research facilities. OVPRI provides opportunities for faculty across the university to collaborate on research efforts that are inherently interdisciplinary and of significant societal importance. As a university that holds the distinction of a "very high research activity" ranking in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, the UO is also one of only two Pacific Northwest members of the Association of American Universities (AAU). Visit to learn more.

The OVPRI is committed to a respectful work environment. We value the cultural, educational, and life experiences of each employee. We believe that a diverse workforce enables us to deliver culturally responsive services to all members of our community. As part of our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, we welcome, respect, and foster a sense of belonging for a wide range of identities and experiences in our workforce. We act upon the deep belief that diverse, equitable, and inclusive research environments are fair and just, and are necessary to accelerate discovery and innovation. In partnership with UO's Division of Equity and Inclusion, we utilize the IDEAL Framework to guide our practices.
Position Summary

Within the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation, Research Finance and Business Administration seeks a detail-oriented, adaptable, organized, and communicative individual to provide high-level business coordination for compliance units.

The Research Integrity Business Coordinator (BC) will be responsible for a broad set of assignments related to research administration, including work in Animal Welfare Services and Research Compliance Services. This position will require the ability to work independently, demonstrate sound judgment, and exercise creative problem-solving skills while providing high-level administrative, customer service, and business coordination to multiple research staff and faculty. This will include supporting the university's Research Administration Portal (RAP), purchasing, and financial operations. Successful support of RAP will require some knowledge of compliance activities. The BC will interact regularly and communicate with external constituents, administrative colleagues, faculty, and students.

This position will report directly to the Assistant Vice President of Research Integrity, with support from the Divisional Budget Director, and supervise student and temp employees. We strive to be champions for building and supporting a community that reflects a rich variety of racial and ethnic, socioeconomic, gender, sexual orientation, accessibility, cultural, and intersectional identities. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to embed the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion practices throughout their work and engagement in the UO community.
Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree PLUS 2 years of progressively responsible experience in business, finance, compliance or human resources administration.
  • Four years of progressively responsible experience in business, finance or compliance administration.
    Professional Competencies

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate and work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Commitment to promoting an inclusive work environment.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills with close attention to detail.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with overlapping deadlines and frequent interruptions while maintaining a high level of customer service and professionalism.
  • Proficiency with software programs including: human resource and financial platforms, MS Office Suite, Google Suite and Adobe.
  • Commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.
    Preferred Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's or advanced degree in Business, Finance, Management, Public Administration or a closely related field.
  • 1+ years of project management experience related to business or finance administration in higher education, research organizations or a related environment.
  • 1+ years of human resource administration and programs such as PageUp People.
  • 1+ years of experience with A/P and A/R.
  • Experience providing customer service in a professional environment.
  • Experience with BANNER, Concur, QuickBooks, and/or similar financial information systems.

    FLSA Exempt: No

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    University of Oregon students and employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see:

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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